Poison Control Centers Are Fielding A Surge Of Ivermectin Overdose Calls

Posted by on September 4, 2021 7:01 am
Categories: US National Stories

Health experts and medical groups are pushing to stamp out the growing use of ivermectin, an anti-parasite drug, to treat COVID-19, amid warnings that it can cause harmful side effects and there

The nation’s poison control centers saw a 245% jump in reported exposure cases from July to August as more people take the anti-parasite drug that some falsely claim treats COVID-19.

(Image credit: Denis Farrell/AP)

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